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    Have a look at the Macquarie cards. They don’t have conversion fees but they do have annual fees which you’d need to assess if they’re...
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    I’ve found Citi quite efficient vs DC where I’ve been waiting for a few weeks for my MC companion card to be issued after sending a...
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    albyd replied to the thread Strategy to obtain US Amex.
    Mine has been ok - possibly overly ‘nice’ to the point where it seems disingenuous. I have otherwise got good service when I needed it...
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    albyd replied to the thread Strategy to obtain US Amex.
    That’s great you’re set up. Did you also apply for a free HSBC Premier MC if you have any interest In that? Your RM will be able to help...
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    albyd replied to the thread Strategy to obtain US Amex.
    From memory I left it blank and it allowed me through - albeit with the requirement. I put my Marriott Amex number into the application...
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    albyd replied to the thread Strategy to obtain US Amex.
    I’ve not used the route you’ve gone so my experience might not be directly relevant. I applied for my first card Bonvoy ‘basic’ via GT...
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    They we’re nice enough to suggest I redeem for merchandise which unfortunately did as they offered no other options for me.
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    albyd replied to the thread Strategy to obtain US Amex.
    Easy - just leave your wallet at home. Has my license on it now (I'm in NSW) so don't need my license unless I want to set up a new...
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    albyd replied to the thread Strategy to obtain US Amex.
    I do the same. Particularly with ApplePay no one sees the card. If it doesn’t work, I use my Visa. That is except at that corner store...
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    albyd replied to the thread Strategy to obtain US Amex.
    I think there are plenty of businesses that split hairs on the fee even now during COVID. They hate paying the fee but don’t rationalize...
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    albyd replied to the thread Strategy to obtain US Amex.
    Thinking about it further, I think they can tell from the number sequence at the start of the card which is why the ATO has for a long...
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    albyd replied to the thread Strategy to obtain US Amex.
    How do they know they’re US cards? Guessing if this becomes more widespread, it will close this avenue off for us to use more...
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    albyd replied to the thread RewardPay Alternatives.
    Further to my last message, managed to get through to Sniip. Was informed that Amex told them they couldn't facilitate payments to DEFT...
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    I’ve used Revolut & it works very well for foreign transfers directly to bank account. UK transfers take only hours to show up which I...
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    albyd replied to the thread Strategy to obtain US Amex.
    Amex US have 19 airline partners (can’t post a link as had to log in to see them) including Qantas. 1:1. If you’ve got a spend category...
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